EMPEROR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMPEROR
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emperor
 n.  the male ruler of an empire
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  These people are most excellent mathematicians, and arrived to a great perfection in mechanics, by the countenance and encouragement of the emperor, who is a renowned patron of learning.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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2  The emperor, and all his court, came out to meet us; but his great officers would by no means suffer his majesty to endanger his person by mounting on my body.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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3  Here the emperor ascended, with many principal lords of his court, to have an opportunity of viewing me, as I was told, for I could not see them.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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4  The emperor of Lilliput, attended by several of the nobility, comes to see the author in his confinement.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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5  When this inventory was read over to the emperor, he directed me, although in very gentle terms, to deliver up the several particulars.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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6  Hundreds fell down as if they had been struck dead; and even the emperor, although he stood his ground, could not recover himself for some time.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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7  The author diverts the emperor, and his nobility of both sexes, in a very uncommon manner.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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8  The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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9  Very often the chief ministers themselves are commanded to show their skill, and to convince the emperor that they have not lost their faculty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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10  There is likewise another diversion, which is only shown before the emperor and empress, and first minister, upon particular occasions.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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11  The emperor lays on the table three fine silken threads of six inches long; one is blue, the other red, and the third green.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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12  These threads are proposed as prizes for those persons whom the emperor has a mind to distinguish by a peculiar mark of his favour.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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13  Sometimes the emperor holds one end of the stick, and his first minister the other; sometimes the minister has it entirely to himself.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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14  I had the good fortune to divert the emperor one day after a very extraordinary manner.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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15  When I had finished my work, I desired the emperor to let a troop of his best horses twenty-four in number, come and exercise upon this plain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
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Example Sentence:
1  Defeated, Queen Zenobia was forced to abase herself before the conquering Romans, who made her march in chains before the emperor in the procession celebrating his triumph.
2  The apotheosis of a Roman emperor was designed to insure his eternal greatness: people would worship at his altar forever.
3  A firm believer in the maxim "Divide and conquer," the evil emperor sought to disrupt the cohesion of the federation of free nations.
4  The emperor issued an edict decreeing that everyone should come see him model his magnificent new clothes.
5  He knelt in front of the emperor with a look of entreaty.
6  The emperor was spared the onus of signing the surrender papers; instead, he relegated the assignment to his generals.
7  While all the adults were commenting how glorious the emperor looked in his resplendent new clothes, one little boy was heard to say, "But he's naked!".
8  Humbled by life's vicissitude, the last emperor of China worked as a lowly gardener in the palace over which he had once ruled.
9  The emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone.
10  The new emperor declared a total amnesty.
11  The emperor demanded total submission from his subjects.
12  The emperor was deserted by his closest supporters before the end of the war.
13  They bowed before the emperor as he entered the court.
14  The statue of the emperor became an object of devotion.
15  Many of the Roman emperors sufferer from severe megalomania.